In cases of extreme weather, closing, or delay, announcements will be posted on the main university website (www.desales.edu), main telephone number (610-282-1100), e2Campus (text messaging, email, Facebook, and Twitter), MyDSU portal, faculty/staff email, and the following media outlets:
- WFMZ TV Channel 69 and www.WFMZ.com
- WBRE-TV Channel 28
- WYOU-TV Channel 22
- WAEB-AM 790
- WAEB-FM B104
- WBYN-FM 107.5 Alive FM
- WCTO-FM Cat Country 96.1
- WEEX-AM ESPN Radio 1230/1320 AM
- WLEV-FM 100.7
- WLSH-AM 1410
- WMGH-FM Magic 105.5
- WODE-FM 99.9 The Hawk
- WRAW-AM 1340AM
- WRFY-FM Y-102
- WWYY-FM 107.1 Spin Radio
- WZZO 95.1
The University has also set up a weather hotline for inclement weather delay and closings. Dial 610-282-2650 for the most current information concerning closings and delays.
When the University is closed or delayed, all three campuses (Center Valley, Bethlehem, and Lansdale) are closed or delayed unless otherwise noted. Online courses will be conducted as scheduled, at the discretion of the instructor.
Snow closings and delays will be made by 6:00 a.m. for traditional undergraduate classes and 2:00 p.m. for ACCESS and graduate classes.
In the event of a delayed opening, DeSales University will open at 10AM on Monday/Wednesday/Friday and 11AM on Tuesday/Thursday. If the situation permits, DeSales University may delay opening until 12:00 noon.
Delayed openings for weekend classes will be determined on a case-by-case basis as weather conditions permit.